Table 3.

Associations between clinical and demographic variables and mortality and costs among patients with ESRD and SABa

Variable12-Wk Mortality12-Wk Costs
Odds Ratio95% CIMeans Ratio95% CI
Catheter onlyb1.630.29 to 9.020.840.60 to 1.17
Female gender0.240.05 to 1.120.890.65 to 1.23
White race0.900.12 to 6.901.190.77 to 1.86
Diabetes1.720.34 to 8.801.120.81 to 1.54
Hypertension3.020.53 to 17.360.860.61 to 1.21
History of kidney transplant0.290.01 to 6.321.050.61 to 1.21
CNS involvement3.320.48 to 22.891.390.79 to 2.46
Heart failure2.110.16 to 27.851.540.80 to 2.98
Sepsis3.930.47 to 32.761.140.67 to 1.93
APACHE II1.191.02 to 1.390.970.94 to 1.01
MRSA10.332.15 to 49.661.090.77 to 1.55
Admit from nursing facility/other hospital0.690.10 to 4.651.450.87 to 2.44
  • a CNS, central nervous system.

  • b Graft only served as the reference group.